A House panel heard testimony about conscience and religious freedom Thursday from (left) Rev. William E. Lori, Catholic Bishop of Bridgeport, Conn.; Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president, The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod; C. Ben Mitchell, Union University; Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, Yeshiva University; and Craig Mitchell, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Birth Control: Latest Collision Between Individual Conscience And Society
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Planned Parenthood Still In Cross Hairs
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Protesters against new regulations limiting abortion rights rally outside the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., last Sept. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Mitt Romney's Evolution On Abortion
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'Personhood' Divides Anti-Abortion Groups
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Planned Parenthood of Arizona president and CEO Bryan Howard, explains it's ending abortion services in three Arizona cities to comply with state laws that place restrictions on abortions, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz.

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